- Next exam date
The next exam day is May 7, 2014.
Applications must be postmarked by April 9, 2014.
Applications are available on the Forms page.
Operator certification program
New operator certification lookup webpage
The Operator Certification Lookup webpage is now available to search for a certified operator by either name or certification number. This webpage will display the certifications that an operator holds, as well as the certification expiration date.
About the program
The program is responsible for ensuring that various types of professional operators have adequate training to perform the necessary tasks at their facilities.
Type of operator certification
Operators of a wastewater treatment facility.
Operators of a community water system that is owned by, or serves, a city, town, village, county or other municipality. Also included in this definition are county or state owned public institutions for congregate care or correction.
Small water system (OTM/NN)
Operators of an "other than municipal" (OTM) community water system or a non-transient non-community (NN) water system. OTM systems serve groups of 25 or more year-round residents; they can include mobile home parks, apartments, condominiums and other facilities. NN systems serve groups of 25 or more people over six months of the year; examples include schools, day care centers, dairies and cheese plants, factories and industrial facilities.
Septage servicing includes the servicing, hauling and disposal of domestic waste. Individuals working in this industry are required to obtain proper certification and adhere to chs. NR 113 and NR 114 Wis. Admin. Codes compliance and regulations.
Landfill managers and site operators work at municipal, mixed waste and intermediate size construction and demolition disposal facilities and are subject to certification requirements under ch. NR 524 Wis. Admin. Code.